Compare Applebee's vs Denny's BETA

See how Denny's vs. Applebee's compare on employee ratings, job openings, CEO approval, business outlook and more.

Employee Ratings

Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.2
(based on 3609 reviews)
3.1
(based on 1312 reviews)
Career Opportunities
2.9
2.8
Compensation & Benefits
2.7
2.5
Work-life balance
2.9
2.8
Senior Management
2.9
2.6
Culture & Values
3.1
2.7
CEO Approval
Applebee's Ceo John Cywinski
59%John Cywinski
Denny's Ceo John Miller
62%John Miller
% Recommend to a friend
53%
46%
Positive Business Outlook
44%
38%

Salaries

Salaries for similar jobs
Restaurant Manager400 Salaries
$49,681/yr
General Manager156 Salaries
$59,514/yr
Server At Applebees83 Salaries
$4/hr
Restaurant Manager138 Salaries
$41,337/yr
General Manager99 Salaries
$55,043/yr
Service Assistant11 Salaries
$9/hr

What Employees Say

Pros
"Flexible schedule"(in 176 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 140 reviews)
"Fast paced"(in 55 reviews)
"Good money"(in 40 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 223 reviews)
"Menu"(in 75 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 61 reviews)
"Cooks"(in 36 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Prep/Line Cook

I worked at Applebee's part-time for more than a year

Pros

The staff and management wonderful to work for

Cons

Night shift can do better. Like cooking things that they are out of and leave a clean area for.morning shift.

Advice to Management

I miss everyone and hope things are going great.

Former Employee - Server/Waiter

I worked at Denny's full-time for more than a year

Pros

Interacting with customers and paid time off!!

Cons

Minimum wage but I did make tips

Job Postings